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In a single year, 25 million people will travel specifically to observe and photograph wild birds, spending 18.1 billion dollars on trips, equipment, and publications. And this dedicated population continues to grow each year.
Now, National Geographic offers novice to advanced birders and photographers a sturdy, easy-to-carry guide packed with the information they will need to take their best wild bird photographs. Author Rulon Simmons, a 30-year birder and award-winning photographer, joins Bates Littlehales, a 40-year National Geographic photographer specializing in birds, to offer specifics on finding and photographing birds, whether in the backyard or in the nation' s stunning national parks. Includes comprehensive information with full-color images on the right films and lenses to use; the best time of day to shoot; stalking, luring, and posing birds; range maps and birding hotspots; and a complete index. This excellent companion to National Geographic' s #1 selling National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America is the only book photographers will need to capture stunning images of wild birds.
Text and color photographs depict the art of bird photography, and cover equipment needed, approaching a bird, and capturing pictures of them in flight and in different lights.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-157) and index.
National Geographic offers novice to advanced birders and photographers a sturdy, easy-to-carry guide packed with the information they will need to take their best wild bird photos. 115 full-color photos & range maps.